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FBI is trying to catch a "bad wig bandit" in North Carolina


Updated: January 11, 2020 05:21 PM
Created: January 11, 2020 05:04 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The FBI is asking the public's help in catching a so-called "bad wig bandit" who's been robbing banks in North Carolina.

The FBI said in a statement on Thursday that the suspect wore a different wig during each heist in the Charlotte area.

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One wig was blonde. Another was black. The third was red.

The FBI said he robbed a BB&T in Huntersville on Dec. 13. He then robbed two banks on Jan. 7. The first was a New Horizon Bank in Belmont. The second was a Wells Fargo in Gastonia.


(Copyright 2020 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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